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BenQ MW526AE WXGA 3300 ANSI Lumens Business Projector - Refurbished

M5 Series

SKU-MW526AE-002 Refurbished

Model Highlights

Tailor-made for simple, reliable performance in meeting rooms day in and day out, BenQ MW526AE combines bright big-picture quality, intuitive hassle-free operation, and convenient digital connectivity with environmentally conscious power savings and budget-friendly low total cost of ownership.

  • Native WXGA Resolution

  • 3,300 ANSI Lumens; 15,000:1 Native Contrast Ratio

  • Eco-Friendly Low Total Cost of Ownership

  • Simple Setup, Intuitive Operation, and Hassle-Free Maintenance

  • Dual HDMI inputs for multiplatform digital connectivity

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Smart Design for Daily Presentations

Tailor-made for simple, reliable performance in meeting rooms day in and day out, the BenQ MW526AE combines big and bright picture quality, intuitive hassle-free operation, and convenient digital connectivy with environmentally conscious power savings and budget-friendly low total cost of ownership.


BenQ MW526AE Designed for Presentations



A Bright Idea for Busy Meeting Rooms


Outstanding High Brightness for Clear Presentations in Bright Environments

3,300 lumens of high brightness provide comfortable lights-on presentations in well-lit meeting rooms to promote discussion, collaboration, and note-taking. The high luminance boosts picture quality with vibrant color for pictures and videos as well as crisp text and fine details.

BenQ MW526AE High Brightness

High Native Contrast for Superior Readability and Subtle Gradations

Powerful 15,000:1 native contrast enabled by state-of-the-art DLP technology and all-glass 5G optical lens systems deliver ultimate clarity, smooth gradational mid-tone color transitions, and razor-sharp readability for compelling corporate visual communications.



Intelligent Functionality for Intuitive Operation

Multiple HDMI and VGA Inputs for Universal Connectivity

Dual HDMI inputs in addition to dual VGA inputs are purpose-engineered to host multiple presenters and their laptop or mobile devices without a second thought. Multiple inputs enable meeting participants, teachers, and students to collaborate instantly without complicated adapters or time-consuming IT support.



BenQ MW526AE Multiple HDMI and VGA Inputs




Vertical Keystone Correction for Perfectly Aligned Images

Countering the trapezoid effect when the projector must be placed off-center, such as simple placement on top of a table, the vertical keystone function adjusts the image for a professionally squared image. Keystone correction makes it simple to project ideally aligned images from a variety of locations.



BenQ MW526AE Vertical Keystone Correction




Convenient Outer Adjustment Feet

Far superior to projectors with only one adjustment foot, the triple adjustment feet significantly enhance flexibility in a wide variety of meeting rooms, with the additional feet placed at the corners of the projector to facilitate easy movement.



BenQ MW526AE Convienent Feet Adjustment



Designed for Convienent Room-to-Room Portability

A sleek, compact industrial design with a sculpture patterned cabinet resists dirt and fingerprints as the projector is moved from one room to another, along with new intuitive keypad and remote control layout to simplify picture adjustment to the new room.




Intelligent Eco-Friendly Functionality for Optimized Presentations


Maximum Power Savings with BenQ Exclusive SmartEco™ Technology

An exclusive BenQ innovation, SmartEco Technology perfects DLP's energy saving capabilities, simultaneously delivering uncompromised brightness, exquisite picture quality, and optimized lamp life with reduced lamp usage and TCO. SmartEco enables corporations to minimize lamp power consumption and maintenance costs through dynamic power saving features while bringing ultra-vivid viewing experiences into every presentation.



SmartEco Mode

Detecting the input content to determine the amount of brightness required for optimum color and contrast performance, SmartEco Mode reduces lamp power while delivering the finest image quality without compromise



BenQ MW526AE SmartEco Mode



Eco Blank Mode

Automatically deployed when the projector is turned on for three minutes without a display source, Eco Blank Mode eliminates unnecessary energy waste and prolongs the life of the projector lamp, saving up to 70% lamp power and blanking the screen to focus the audiences attention to the presenter or instructor.


BenQ MW526AE Eco Blank Mode




LampSave Mode

Fewer lamp replacements and maintenance translates into an overall lower cost of ownership. LampSave Mode adjusts lamp power dynamically according to content to extend projector lamp life up to 50% compared to normal mode.




Always Ready to Present with Easy Setup and Maintenance


Quick-Access Top Lamp Door for Efficient Replacement

An easy-to-open lamp door that is conveniently placed on the top allows for fast lamp access, maintenance, and replacement for uninterrupted productivity whether the projector is palced on a table-top or ceiling mounted in meeting rooms. The quick-access lamp door significantly reduces downtime by eliminating the need to uninstall mounted projectors, making lamp changes a quick and simple process.


BenQ MW526AE Quick Access Lamp Door




One-touch Access to Installation Functions

Thoughtfully redesigned, the new remote control includes a dedicated Quick Install button, which instantly accesses installation-friendly functions such as Test Pattern and Keystone directly without selecting nested menus in the On-Screen Display.


BenQ MW526AE Quick Install Button




BenQ DLP® Projectors


Perfectly Long Lasting Picture Quality with DLP Projection Technology

Digital Light Processing (DLP), awarded 2015 Academy Award of Merit (Oscar® statuette), is the leading projection technology used in 90% of world's digital cinemas and 100% of IMAX theaters. With DLP dominating the worldwide projector market with over 50% share, BenQ is the #1 bestselling DLP today. 




BenQ DLP Projectors produce the most intensely realistic colors and vivid images possible. It also combine pioneering BenQ innovations such as interchangeable six-segment color wheels with DLP BrilliantColor™ Technology

BenQ MW526AE Accurate Colors



Long Lasting

The incredibly durable micro-mirrors of the DLP chip and the nearly-sealed DLP engine design mean that BenQ DLP projectors stand the test of time without any loss in picture quality. Eliminating dust buildup and heat damage, BenQ projectors shine year after year and look as good as new with a simple lamp change.


BenQ MW526AE Long Lasting





Crtically acclaimed for industry-leading high contrast, BenQ DLP projectors also produce the most crisply defined sharpness for cyrstal-clear details and legible text by maximizing the fill ratio of individual pixels and employing exclusive BenQ SmartEco™ Technology.

BenQ MW526AE Razor Sharp Images


Model MW526AE
Projection System DLP
Native Resolution WXGA, 1280 x 800‎
Brightness* (ANSI Lumens) 3300AL
Contrast Ratio 15,000:1
Lens F=2.46-2.66, f=21.8-25.6‎
Aspect Ratio Native 16:10 (5 aspect ratio selectable)‎
Throw Ratio 1.55-1.86‎
Image Size (Diagonal) 60"-300"
Zoom Ratio 1.2x
Projection Offset Vertical: 104%±2.5% (Full image height)‎
Resolution Support VGA(640 x 480) to WUXGA_RB(1920 x 1200)*RB = Reduced blanking‎
Horizontal Frequency 15-102KHz
Vertical Scan Rate 23-120Hz
Interface Computer in (D-sub 15pin) x2 *integrate with component
Monitor out x 1
Composite Video in (RCA) x 1
S-Video in x 1
Audio in (Mini Jack) x 1
Audio out (Mini Jack) x 1
Speaker 2W x 1
USB (Type mini B) x 1
RS232 (DB-9pin) x 1
IR Receiver x1 (Front)‎
Dimensions (W x H x D mm) 332.4 x 99 x 214.3 mm
13.09 x 3.9 x 8.44 in‎‎‎
HDTV Compatibility 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
DMD Type DC3
Light Source UHP 203W‎
Light Source Life*‎ 4500/6000/10000 hours‎
Video Compatibility NTSC, PAL, SECAM
3D Support and Compatibility Frame Sequential: Up to 60Hz 720p 
Frame Packing: Up to 24 Hz 1080p 
Side by Side: Up to 24Hz 1080p 
Top Bottom: Up to 60Hz 1080p‎
Weight 5.24 lbs (2.38 Kg)‎
Audible Noise (Normal/Economic Mode) 32/29 dBA (Normal/Economic mode) ‎
Power Supply AC100 to 240 V, 50 to 60 Hz
Power Consumption 260W(Max), 252W(Normal), 211W(Eco), Standby <0.5W‎
On-Screen Display Languages Arabic/Bulgarian/ Croatian/ Czech/ Danish/ Dutch/ English/ Finnish/ French/ German/ Greek/ Hindi/ Hungarian/ Italian/ Indonesian/ Japanese/ Korean/ Norwegian/ Polish/ Portuguese/ Romanian/ Russian/ Simplified Chinese/Spanish/ Swedish/ Turkish/ Thai/ Traditional Chinese (28 Languages)
Accessories (Standard) Remote Control w Battery (5J.JG706.001)
Warranty Card (by region)
Power Cord (by region)
VGA cable
QSG (4J.JG701.001)‎
Accessories (Optional) Spare Lamp Kit (5J.JG705.001) 
3D Glasses 
Ceiling mount 
Dust Filter ‎

*Lamp life results will vary depending on environmental conditions and usage. Actual product's features and specifications are subject to change without notice.


1 Year Limited Warranty